Alabama State will host the annual Turkey Day
Classic again this year, but the game won't be played on Thanksgiving Day.
The declining Southwestern Athletic
Conference has endured a lot of criticism in recent seasons, but the title
races sure are interesting.
Former Heisman Trophy winners Ricky Williams,
Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam were among 75 Football Bowl Subdivision players
eligible for induction into the 2014 class of the College Football Hall of
Northern Colorado football will open the 2014
season at UNLV and play five home games as part of an 11-game schedule
announced on Thursday.
Former Walter Payton Award winners Michael
Payton of Marshall and Archie Amerson of Northern Arizona are part of the 2014
ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National
Football Foundation announced Thursday.
The University of Missouri rewarded head
football coach Gary Pinkel will a contract extension that will keep him with
the school through the 2020 season.
CAA Football has had five different
schools win FCS national titles in the last 16 years, and two more made
serious attempts to increase that impressive total last season, with Towson
reaching the championship game and New Hampshire the national semifinals.
The Northeast Conference had perhaps
the best title race in the FCS last season, but this year, it could be more
The three-best teams in the Pioneer
Football League last season had senior quarterbacks, so the development of
newcomers at the sport's most important position is vital in this year's
It wasn't long ago the Tennessee
Volunteers were considered one of the nation's elite programs, having earned a
trip to a bowl game in every season from 1989-2004, including a perfect 1998
campaign en route to the BCS National Championship.
Penn football will play only four home
games as it tries to rebound from a rare losing season.
The Drake University football team will
play an 11-game schedule under first-year coach Rick Fox and seek an 11th
straight winning season this year.
The Big South will have only six teams
for the second consecutive season, but the conference could be even stronger
than last season's terrific campaign.
When it comes to college recruiting, no
high school athlete's commitment is official until the dotted line is signed
on a national letter of intent.
UC Davis football announced an 11-game 2014
schedule on Monday that it called the most difficult in program history.